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Installations - Kenmore 625.3845 Owner's Manual

Undersink water filter housing
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PLANNING
YOUR INSTALLATION
When
planning
your
installation,
use the drawings
below
and on page
5 to guide
you. There
are many
variables
to consider
as you plan.
Some of these are:
_" the water
filter housing
inlet and outlet
internal
threads
are 3/8"
NPT.
_," existing
plumbing
type
(copper,
threaded,
etc.)
and nominal
size (1/4",
3/8"
etc.)
_" tools
you have,
and your
plumbing
skills
_" cost of materials
needed
_" space
available
for installing
the filter housing
Sears has an optional
kit available
to make
installing
the water
filter housing
easier
(see below
and page
5). These
are:
:k Installation
Kit, Sears
Item
No. 42-38445
- In-
cludes
3/8"
fittings
and tubing.
Make
a simple
sketch
of your
proposed
installation,
and a list of plumbing
materials
you will need.
Ob-
tain every thing you need before starting
the installa-
tion. Be sure you have the tools required.
TYPICAL
UNDERSINK
INSTALLATIONS
/ TOOLS AND MATERIALS
NEEDED
INSTALLATION
ON COPPER
PLUMBING
USING
COMPRESSION
FITTINGS
shutoff valve
Note:
To
change
the filter cad'ridge,
you must turn off
the water, A nearby
shutoffvalve is con-
vienent. Most sinks
already have shut-
off valves
on the/
supply pipes.
(
WA- R
IN
/
apply several
wraps of
Teflon tape
INLET
3/8" NPT
f_
-
Mounting
Brack_-
incrudes screws
Note: Be sure to allow a minimum space of
under the filter for removing the sump, to change
the cartridge.
apply several
wraps of
WATER
nut
brass
ferrule
compression
adaptor (use elbow or
straight fitting)
- MATERIALS AND TOOLS NEEDED -
2 compression adaptors (either straight fit-
tings as shown, or elbows), 3/8" NPT x comp.
• 2 compression elbows, 3/8" comp. x comp.
(compression end to fit existing pipe)
Note: Sears has an installation kit available
that fits
3/8" O.D.
pipe size,
Item
No.
42-38445.
• Teflon tape
• tubing cutter
sandpaper or emery-cloth
2 wrenches, either open end or adjustable
jaw, size to fit compression adaptors
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